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October 19, 2014
Cruise line passenger tests negative for Ebola
OCTOBER 19, 2014 — Carnival Cruise Lines says that this morning, Carnival Magic docked in Galveston at approximately 4.30 am. Healthcare authorities boarded the cruise ship to conduct a final health screening of the lab worker from Texas...
October 19, 2014
Marinette Marine launches LCS 7
OCTOBER 19, 2014 —The Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]-led industry team yesterday launched the Navy's seventh Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the Detroit, into the Menominee River at shipbuilder Marinette Marine Corporation (MMC). The ship's sponsor,...
October 19, 2014
Consortium wins Suez Canal expansion contract
OCTOBER 19, 2014—A consortium consisting of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., Van Oord, NMDC (Abu Dhabi) and Jan de Nul (Belgium) has been awarded a $1.5 billion contract by the Suez Canal Authority in connection with the expansion of the...
October 17, 2014
IMO to review BWMS testing guidelines
OCTOBER 17, 2014 — Shipowners' organizations are welcoming a decision on Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS) taken at this week's meeting of IMO's Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC). IMO's Ballast Water Management Connvention...
October 17, 2014
Nam Cheong books orders for new AHTS design
OCTOBER 17, 2014 — Malaysia's largest Offshore Support Vessel (OSV) shipbuilder, Singapore-listed Nam Cheong Limited, has launched the first AHTS built to its new, proprietary, NCA80E design. It already holds letters of intent worth $186...
October 17, 2014
Ebola case health worker quarantined on cruise ship
OCTOBER 17, 2014 — The cruise ship Carnival Magic was today reportedly returning to the U.S. with a low risk Ebola contact in voluntary isolation in her cabin. The Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital employee, who may have handled lab specimens...
October 17, 2014
$1 million penalty in oil platform pollution case
OCTOBER 17, 2014 — Under a settlement agreement with the United States,  ATP Infrastructure Partners LP (ATP-IP) will pay a $1 million civil penalty and perform corrective measures to resolve claims by the U.S. under the Clean Water Act...
October 17, 2014
NSRP project aims to reduce weld distortion
OCTOBER 17, 2014 — Weld distortion is a costly problem for U.S. shipyards. A National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP) project is focusing on reducing weld distortion by using a new welding process: HiDep (high deposition) Arc Welding. In...
October 16, 2014
Shipowners to EU: Don't preempt IMO on CO2
OCTOBER 16, 2014 — European shipowners are urging EU regulators not to go ahead with a unilateral EU Regulation for Monitoring, Reporting and Verification system of carbon dioxide emissions from maritime transport (EU MRV Regulation), which...
October 16, 2014
Heads roll at Hyundai Heavy
OCTOBER 16, 2014 — South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., the world's largest shipbuilder, said today that it has cut back the number of executives, including those at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co. and Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co., by 31...

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